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February 2019

St. Louis Magazine’s February issue is out now, and this month’s cover story highlights some of the best dishes in St. Louis. Our dining team shares great plates for every taste and price point. Also inside: the ultimate pet guide, a conversation with U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen, and more.

For Valentine's Day or any special occasion, turn to these romantic spots. Read more

Dining

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

A sampling of St. Louis’ finest, across all price points Read more

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Illustration by Kate Prior

And these 21 local veterinary practices and animal hospitals have at least one employee holding a Fear Free–certification. Read more

Culture

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Photograph courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

Between 1920 and 1940, newspapers published stories about kitchen bands all over the country. Read more

History

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Photography by Matt Marcinkowski

Jackson's Sheldon Concert Series debut will celebrate, but not mimic, the Queen of Jazz. Read more

Music

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

The event on February 23 will dig into the groups' intersecting histories—German immigrants, for example played a significant role in ending slavery in Missouri. Read more

History

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Find out where our dining team is eating this month. Read more

Dining

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Corley uses Mardi Gras beads to create luminous, graphic pieces. Read more

Style

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Photo by Wesley Law

"The probation office here in the Eastern District is the most successful in the country," says the highest-ranking federal law enforcement official in the Eastern District of Missouri. Read more

News

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Illustrations courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden’s Peter H. Raven Library

The show centered on the notoriously finicky flower runs February 2–March 24. Read more

Culture

Author Sherry Jones depicts Baker’s rise as more than just the oft-told story of an eccentric showgirl with a cheetah for a pet and a skirt made of 16 rubber bananas. Read more

Literature

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Photo by Jennifer Silverberg

The center treated 806 patients over the past year, easing pain in backs, elbows, hips, and knees. Read more

Culture

Kelly Clarkson, Sutton Foster, Jeff Tweedy, among others, are coming to town. Read more

Culture

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Marc Del Pietro and Brian Doherty’s new South City restaurant could easily become a neighborhood favorite. Read more

Dining

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Illustration by Kate Prior

Whether you're looking for an art adventure or a jaunt through wine country, St. Louis has you covered. Read more

Culture

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

Chris Kelling and chef Adam Altnether share details about their new “live fire” restaurant in Maplewood. Read more

Dining

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

Reed's second manuscript will explore such themes as violence and counter-violence, monstrosity, and majesty. Read more

Literature

These dog-style duds will keep you hip (and warm). Read more

Style

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

St. Louis city previously cited New Life for over-occupancy, plumbing and exhaust problems, and bedbugs. It revoked Rice’s permit and, when he continued to operate, issued a cease-and-desist notice. Read more

News

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Dave Owens tells us his favorite candy, which flavors we could see more of in 2019, and his thoughts on Willy Wonka. Read more

Dining